Rodney Roberts

Kiwis vs Roos: Deaf Rugby League

1990
Footage of rugby league training, haka practice, game planning, changing room preparations, and actual game footage of all three matches between the Deaf Kiwis and Australian teams, and even a visit to the hospital for an injured Kiwi player!
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Brent Ryder organises home footage of the Deaf rugby league matches in Auckland between the Deaf Kiwis and the Deaf Roos in 1990. All three matches are featured. Training, haka practice, game planning, changing room footage, and actual game footage of all three matches and even a visit to the hospital for an injured Kiwi player!

The first test was at Carlaw Park on 3 June 1990, won by Australia 24–4. The second test was at Thompson Park on 6 June 1990, won by Australia 16–6. The third and final test was at the Auckland Domain on 9 June 1990, also won by Australia 20–6.

Please note: The footage is not of good quality, and if you have a better copy, please get in touch with SignDNA.

Australia Deaf Rugby League team:

  • John Herbert (Team Manager, NSW)
  • Tony Clews (Tour Manager, NSW)
  • David Lehfedlt (Associate Team Manager)
  • Jame Ashley (Trainer, NSW)
  • Dean Hanagan (Coach NSW)
  • Mick Conroy (Captain, Qld)
  • Michael O’Brien (Vice Captain, Qld)
  • Brian Layton (NSW)
  • Craig Robinson (NSW)
  • Larry Brown (NSW)
  • Andrew Herbery (Qld)
  • Warren Maxwell (Qld)
  • Mick Conroy (Qld)
  • Carl Cruton (NSW)
  • Peter Allen (NSW)
  • Ian Slinn (NSW)
  • Brendan McNamara (NSW)
  • Ron Papallo (NSW)
  • Ernie McGillicuddy (NSW)
  • Paul Cassidy (NSW)
  • Kevin Smith (NSW)
  • Geoff Perryman (NSW)
  • Stephen Perryman (NSW)
  • James Muscat (NSW)
  • Kevin Wilton (NSW)

New Zealand Deaf Rugby league team:

  • Wayne Andresen (Auckland)
  • Malcolm Clause (Canterbury)
  • Michael Collett (Canterbury)
  • Ronald Hood (Auckland)
  • Noel Hooper (Sydney based)
  • Sidney Johnson (Auckland)
  • Tinga Katipa (Auckland)
  • Steve Lawrence (Auckland)
  • Peter Musgrave (Auckland)
  • Graeme Phinney (Wellington)
  • Ricki Pointon (Wellington)
  • Nigel Pumipi (Canterbury)
  • Maurice Ratapu (Auckland)
  • Richard Renata (Auckland)
  • Chris Spencer (Auckland)
  • Jimmy Trethowen (Midlands)
  • Daniel Upton (Canterbury)
  • Michael Wi (Auckland)
  • Andrew Pelasio (Sydney)
  • Richard Peri (Auckland)
  • Coach: Ron Goodin
  • Team Manager: Robert Marquet
  1. Andrew Herbery

  2. Andrew Pelasio

  3. Brendan McNamara

  4. Brian Layton

  5. Carl Cruton

  6. Chris Spencer

  7. Craig Robinson

  8. Daniel Upton

  9. David Lehfedlt

  10. Dean Hanagan

  11. Ernie McGillicuddy

  12. Geoff Perryman

  13. Graeme Phinney

  14. Ian Slinn

  15. Jame Ashley

  16. James Muscat

  17. Jimmy Trethowen

  18. John Herbert

  19. Kevin Smith

  20. Kevin Wilton

  21. Larry Brown

  22. Malcolm Clausen

  23. Maurice Ratapu

  24. Michael Collett

  25. Michael O’Brien

  26. Michael Wi

  27. Mick Conroy

  28. Nigel Pumipi

  29. Noel Hooper

  30. Paul Cassidy

  31. Peter Allen

  32. Peter Musgrave

  33. Richard Peri

  34. Richard Renata

  35. Ricki Pointon

  36. Robert Marquet

  37. Ron Goodin

  38. Ron Papallo

  39. Ronald Hood

  40. Sidney Johnson

  41. Stephen Perryman

  42. Steve Lawrence

  43. Tinga Katipa

  44. Tony Clews

  45. Warren Maxwell

  46. Wayne Andresen

Donated by Rodney Roberts
Original format VHS
Reference number RR22-01-SPO90